As a non-profit organization, the NDTO has no financial stake in the business opportunities it serves to develop.
The North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO) is a membership-based, private/public partnership that provides education, research, engagement, advocacy, and expertise so that North Dakota companies develop their export business.
NDTO is dedicated to expanding trade partnerships between North Dakota and the world and does so by facilitating business between North Dakota’s global companies and their clients through programs and services, including Trade Missions, Reverse Trade Missions, and the annual Big Iron Farm Show’s International Visitors Program. NDTO also provides educational tools for North Dakota companies and other international business professionals.
North Dakota Exports by the Numbers:
Trade supports nearly 120,300 jobs in North Dakota.
North Dakota exported $8.1 Billion in merchandise in 2021.
85% of North Dakota exporters consist of small – and medium-sized companies with less than 500 workers.
North Dakota merchandise is exported to 181 countries.
1 in 3 acres of agricultural product is exported.
Foreign-owned companies employ over 12,000 workers in North Dakota.
The North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO) is a membership-based, private/public partnership that provides our expertise in trade & exports to ND companies.